Named for a beloved great-grandmother, if that tells you anything about the homey effect they're shooting for here. Seasonal American trattoria—so seasonal they source from Greenpoint's Rooft... read more
Downtown gone uptown comes back down to the cobblestoned streets of the West Village. Serena's tent city flaunts belly dancing beauties and Middle Eastern mixed with Medi eats. High glam factor and... read more
Named for the Titan who personified the ocean, teems with seafood. Fresh whole fish, sold by the pound, joins outlay of Greek/Mediterranean dishes. Grilled octopus, stuffed clams, steamed mussels. ... read more
Chef-owner Lorenzo Gantonio tried out some of the world's hottest spots (Nice, Morocco, Monte Carlo) before settling in the sleepy village of Williamsburg to start up his French/Mediterranean resta... read more
Full-on working winery sporting front-row seats to Holland Tunnel traffic. Posh/rustic vibe courtesy of oak casks, gleaming fermentation tanks. Buy it by the barrel (literally), or by the glass at ... read more
Harlem's resto scene may seem barren, but Kiosk Restaurant & Bar, a new area import, is proving to be an oasis in a desert of mediocre, overhyped, tourist-trapped cuisine. Cozy digs serve class... read more
Walk all the way west, young man, until you get a few blocks short of the Holland Tunnel, to the former Giorgione 508 space. Family-run Medi-inspired resto now resides there, taking the time to bre... read more
Medi bistro from the My Moon folks, on the cusp of G-Point. Early kitchen glitches have been corrected and prices lowered. Shell and sand inlays in the tables get you geared up for seafood casserol... read more
Intimate UES location of beloved Meatpacking spot. Dubious service makes it somewhat less beloved, though. Fig & Olive house salad made with...figs and olives. Branzino with aged vinegar, fig, ... read more
Romantic bistro with fresh ingredients enhanced by simple French/Medi preparations. Food is as clean and simple as the bare bulbs hanging from the pressed tin ceiling. Nice mélange of French... read more
Joey Campanaro (of Tribeca dinosaurs The Harrison and Pace) draws a major crowd. West Village looking quaint as can be through paned windows. Impeccable Mediterranean fare fueled by greenmarket's l... read more
Named for a mullet, although polished professional crowd sports few fashion disasters. Broad-shouldered, arched space, kind of like a mini Grand Central, except lusher. Drapes, pillows, Moorish col... read more
Olea -- Latin for "olive" -- brings the flavors of Spain, Greece, Italy, and the rest of the Mediterranean to BK. White walls, wooden ceiling, and terra cotta tiles feel appropriately Spanish. Flo... read more
From the Diner and Bonita peeps, with bona fide fish-shack cred. Name sounds like a British book shop, but joint is all about cold cuts, cheese, uncooked veggies, and cold fish, available á la ... read more
Small plates from the lands of big dictators. Italian and Spanish tapas. Turkish influences, too. Surprisingly sleek décor for such old-school Mediterranean snacking. Bar shines in the candlelight. read more
Moody, dark brick space with smoky mirrors. Claustrophobic made cozy by the cute factor of the diners. Plentiful fish served right, from mahi to monkfish. Nightly specials served up to lovebi... read more
The road show parks it in former auto repair shop. Sparkly chandeliers and mismatched chairs of yore. Tasty mezzes. Shrimp and octopi aplenty. Come with Tic Tacs for the inevitable garlic overload.... read more
Draws regular lunch crowd with wide variety of the usual sandwiches, salads, panini, and other deli fare. Sail past it all to the soup station at the back, and you'll be rewarded with some of the g... read more
Sweet, flaky-in-a-good-way staff awaits you for serene dinners and brunches. Kind of a Berkeley vibe. Finally your girlfriend's parents will start to pretend to like you, at least to your face. Fli... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...